Jacob Allen Malcolm

1854–11 March 1893 (Age 39)
Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Jacob Allen

When Jacob Allen Malcolm was born in 1854, in Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada, his father, Hugh Malcolm, was 23 and his mother, Nancy J. Moore, was 22. He married Ada Elizabeth Lumsden on 1 January 1880, in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 11 March 1893, in Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Allen Malcolm
Ada Elizabeth Lumsden
Marriage: 1 January 1880
George Allen Malcolm
Clara Persis Malcolm
Bertha Beatrice Malcolm
Persis Eliza Malcolm

Spouse and Children

1 January 1880
Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 13

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 15

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 29

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Maol-Choluim ‘devotee of (Saint) Columba’ ( see Colomb ).2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolcholuim ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Columba’ (Irish Colum Cille, literally ‘dove of the church’). In Ireland the personal name is often spelled Colm; in Scotland it has become Calum.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • J. Allen Malcolm, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Jacob Allan Malcolm, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Jacob Allen Malcolm, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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